Al Jazeera’s feature on the Greek media in the video that follows, underlines the truth many have known in Greece for several years now. The fact that graffiti on walls says «switch off the TV» goes to show that Greeks no longer view news bulletins and journalists as objective.
The picture above was snapped during last year’s demonstrations at the end of May in Thessaloniki. It was one of many messages taped on columns outside the city’s symbol of pain and freedom, the White Tower, which translates to: «If TV said it, it’s probably a lie.»
Though links between political parties and the media have been common knowledge to Greeks, far too Συνέχεια
The man behind much of Tuesday’s market selloff is a 37-year-old Greek named Alexi Tsipras, the leader of the Coalition for the Radical Left.
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Left Coalition Party Leader, Alexis Tsipras
When handed the right to try and form a coalition government in Greece, he told the world that the Greek bailout agreement is “null and void” and should be abandoned.
This sent global markets reeling because he could potentially unleash a series of events that would force Greece to leave the euro zone.
Besides abandoning the bailout, Tsipras said he’d like to nationalize the banks permanently, restore all salaries and pensions to their previous higher levels and bring back collective bargaining rights. Συνέχεια
Aπο το Exit Poll που ανακοινώθηκε στις 19.00 στην ΝΕΤ / Exit poll announced at 19.00 (Greek time) on NET channel (Greek public TV channel). Συνέχεια
Αυτό που θα’πρεπε να έκανε το Κατερινάκι ….. / What Katerina should’ve done ….